A bona fide fairy tale, told with the Rodgers & Hammerstein hallmarks of grace, originality, charm and elegance. Originally presented on television in 1957, starring Julie Andrews, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella was the most widely viewed program in the history of television, drawing an astonishing 107 million viewers. Its recreation in 1965, starring Lesley Ann Warren, was no less successful … Read More
Cinderella’s Godmother encourages her to embrace life with confidence and without fear.
In this lush, contemplative ballad, Cinderella and the Prince each yearn for love and connection.
In a rare moment of group harmony, Cinderella, her stepsisters and stepmother join in a rollicking description of what happened (or must have happened) at the palace.
Once at home, as the stepsisters and stepmother describe the ball they had attended, Cinderella imagines what it must have been like. Does she know it a little too well?
Just after the stroke of midnight, Ella hides in the forest, recalling the magical evening she’s just had.
Overwhelmed by the power of their instant connection, Cinderella and the Prince wonder whether they are merely dreaming.
As the guests of the Royal Ball dance a sweeping and glorious waltz, Cinderella realizes it’s almost midnight and she must leave in haste.
Boiling over with jealousy, the stepsisters loathingly commiserate as they watch a beautiful yet strangely familiar girl win over the handsome Prince.
Just moments after their romantic waltz, Cinderella and the Prince revel in the bliss of their newfound connection.